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Obituaries from October 2007

Rodger Eaton (10/31/07)
Rodger Dean Eaton, 38, of Bartlett, Tenn., died Monday, Oct. 29, 2007, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was a member of the Faith Baptist Church in Bartlett, and was employed as a graphics designer/sales coordinator at Fred's Inc. Survivors include his wife, Denise Medlin Eaton; two children, Paul Nicholas and Deanna June; his parents, Bill and Jo Etta Eaton, of Cookeville, Tenn.; two brothers, Billy Eaton, of Atoka, Tenn., and Michael Eaton, of Cookeville and his mother and father-in-law, Don and June Medlin, of Risco, Mo.. ...
Milva Keating (10/31/07)
Milva Keating, 81, of Kennett, formerly of Hornersville, Mo., died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007, at Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Friday, Nov. 2, at the First Baptist Church in Hornersville. Funeral services will be held a 11 a.m., Friday, Nov. 2, at the First Baptist Church in Hornersville with the Revs. Doug Clinton and Paul Moore officiating...
Claude Nichols (10/31/07)
Claude Nichols, 82, of Malden, Mo., died today, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2007, at the Malden Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Landess Funeral Home of Malden.
Jesse Sherrod (10/28/07)
Jesse Sherrod, 89, of Senath, Mo. died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007, at his residence. Born July 22, 1918, son of the late James Richardson and Sophie Atkisson Sherrod, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army. On May 13, 1952, at St. Francis, Ark., he married Imogene Ford Sherrod, who survives the home...
Joseph L. Taylor (10/28/07)
Joseph L. Taylor Joseph L. Taylor, 48, of Jefferson City, Mo., died on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007, at the Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City. Born on Dec. 18, 1958, in Hayti, Mo., son of Rev. Henry Lee Taylor and Jettie F. Bette Taylor, he was a graduate of Hayti High School, briefly attended Missouri Baptist College in St. Louis, Mo, and was a member of the Central Baptist Church of Hayti and Second Baptist Church of Jefferson City...
Milva Keating (10/30/07)
Milva Keating, 81, of Kennett, formerly of Hornersville, Mo., died today, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007, at St. Francis Park Assisted Living in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
Mildred McCarver (10/30/07)
Mildred "Mickey" McCarver, 84, of Marion, Ill., formerly of Malden, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 26, 2007, at Marion. Born Dec. 18, 1922, near Malden, she was a tax collector for Clay Township and a member of the Stokelan Drive Christian Church in Malden...
Mary Dennis (10/23/07)
Mary Ellen Dennis, 73, of Cooter, Mo., died Monday, Oct. 15, 2007, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born March 24, 1934, in McJester, Ark., daughter of the late Jack and Amy Graham Fallon, she had been a telephone operator and was employed at Brown Shoe Company. She was of the Baptist faith...
Billy Fitzgerald (10/23/07)
Billy Clifford Fitzgerald, 67, of Kennett, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2007, at his residence. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Kennett. Graveside services will follow in the Horner Cemetery at Hornersville, Mo. with the Rev. Loretta Book officiating...
Gene Gabriel (10/23/07)
B. Gene Gabriel, 79, of Ottumwa, Iowa died at home on Oct. 8, 2007. He was born July 25, 1928 in Kennett, Mo. to Joseph Ceaph and Mallie Henfling Gabriel. Gene was a 1947 graduate of Kennett High School. He worked briefly for Western Union before going to work for the CB&Q Railroad as a telegrapher in 1948. ...
Perry Hardin (10/23/07)
Perry Clay Hardin, 49, of Bernie, Mo., died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2007, at Bernie. Born May 23, 1958, in St. Louis County, Mo., son of the late Bearden Hardin, Sr., and Sarah Ellen Farr Hardin , he was employed at BC Manufacturing and of the Pentecostal faith...
Bernard Hawkins (10/23/07)
James Bernard Hawkins, 76, of Senath, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007, at the Senath Nursing Center. Born July 7, 1931, in Batesville, Ark., he was the son of the late James and Viola Young Hawkins. On July 4, 1952, in Piggott, Ark., he married Barbara Burgess, who survives...
Clarence McCoin (10/23/07)
Clarence L. McCoin, 63, of Bernie, Mo., died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2007, at Parma, Mo. Born July 25, 2007, at Clarkton, Mo., son of the late Bryant and Luetta Dolly Thurman McCoin, he was a U.S. Navy veteran, employed at Brown Shoe Company and a member of the Kimball Baptist Church...
Mary Shielly (10/23/07)
Mary Francis Shielly, 89, of Steele, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007, at Greenville Healthcare in Greenville, Mo. Born Dec. 9, 1917, in Steele, daughter of the late William and Alli Curtis Copeland, she was employed at South Pemiscot School system and a member of the First Baptist Church in Steele...
Hazel Watson (10/23/07)
Hazel Hayes Watson, 93, of Senath, Mo., died Monday, Oct. 22, 2007. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Senath.
Bernard Hawkins (10/21/07)
Bernard Hawkins, 76, of Senath, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2007, at the Senath Nursing Home in Senath. Arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Senath.
Murle Eugene Lewis (10/21/07)
Murle Eugene Lewis, 59, of Little Rock, Ark., died Friday, Oct. 19, 2007, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Little Rock. Born February 18, 1948, son of the late Richard Murle and Dorothy Lee Tune Lewis, he was a truck driver and was affiliated with the Apostolic Pentecostal Church in Campbell, Mo...
Bill Oxford (10/21/07)
Billy Charles “Bill” Oxford, 64, of Arbyrd, Mo., died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2007, at Idabel, Okla. Born Dec. 29, 1942, in Cardwell, Mo., son of the late Elbert and Mary Oxford, he was employed by Emerson Trucking and a member of the Church of Christ...
Gerald Blake, Jr. (10/19/07)
Elmer Gerald Blake, Jr., 53, of Malden, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007, at his residence. Born Jan. 30, 1954, in Flint, Mich., son of the late Elmer Gerald, Sr., and Virginia Mae Quick Blake, he was a truck driver, a member of the Kimball Baptist Church in Malden and the Center Line Christian Car Club...
Murl Lewis (10/19/07)
Murl Lewis, 59, of Little Rock, Ark., died today, Friday, Oct. 19, 2007, at the Baptist Hospital in Little Rock. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Ida Terry (10/19/07)
Ida Bell Terry, 78, of Risco, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born Dec. 9, 1928, in Kennett, daughter of Walter, Sr., and Daisy Young Landers, she attended Pleasantview General Baptist Church in Risco...
Gerald Blake (10/18/07)
Gerald Blake, 53, of Malden, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Ida Bell Terry (10/18/07)
Ida Bell Terry, 78, of Risco, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mark Powell officiating...
Robert Bailey Sanders, Jr. (10/18/07)
Robert Bailey Sanders, Jr., 56, of Campbell, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007, at National HealthCare in Kennett. Born March 9, 1951, in Holcomb, Mo., son of the late Robert Bailey Sr., and Ruth Maxine Street Sanders, he was an auto dealer and a member of the Sunnyvale General Baptist Church in Malden, Mo...
Ida Terry (10/17/07)
Ida Belle Terry, 78, of Risco, Mo., died today, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Latisha Brown (10/16/07)
Latisha Marie Brown, 25, of Junction City, Kan., formerly of Kennett and Caruthersville, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007, at St. Francis Hospital in Wichita, Kan. Born June 13, 1982, in Hayti, Mo., daughter of Gladys Hendrix Brown and the late Louis Curtis Brown, she was employed as a computer operator for Empire Today and a member of the Community Temple Church of God in Christ...
Thelma Crunk (10/16/07)
Thelma L. Crunk, 86, of Kennett, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2007, at National HealthCare in Kennett. Born May 1, 1921, in Oran, Mo., she was the daughter of the late A.J. and Molly Tidwell Trout. On April 21, 1939, she married J. Thomas Crunk, who preceded her in death on Dec. 14, 2003. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Leo Troutt and Wayne Woods...
Louis Grimaldo, Jr. (10/16/07)
Louis Grimaldo, Jr., 72, of Arbyrd, Mo., died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2007, at his residence. Born Oct. 28, 1934, in Denver, Colo., son of the late Louis and Pereria Carares Grimaldo, Sr., he was a farmer. On July 28, 1988, in Immokalle, Fla., he married Brenat A. West, who preceded him in death on Nov. 22, 2004...
Ray Hilliard (10/16/07)
Ray Alton Hilliard, 73, died Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti, Mo. Born Jan. 18, 1934, in Pace, Fla., son of the late Lee Vernon and Corrine Plant Hilliard, he was a U.S. Air Force veteran, having served in both the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War, and he was a Mason.. He was a postmaster in Florida and he worked with upholstery and making cabinets in Caruthersville, Mo...
Irene Rollins (10/16/07)
Irene May Rollins, 86, of Dexter, Mo., formerly of Holcomb, Mo., died Monday, Oct. 15, 2007, at Central Gardens Nursing Home in Dexter. Born June 1, 1921, in Whiting, Okla., she was the daughter of the late Jefferson and Estella Bailey Dees. Survivors include three sons, Jerry Reel and wife, Yvonne, of Holcomb, Jean Reel and wife, Nancy, of Sharpsburg, Ga., and Dennis Reel and wife, Mary Ann, of Dexter; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren...
Louella Shaw (10/16/07)
Louella Shaw, 86, of Parma, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007, at Richardson, Texas. Born Aug. 14, 1921, in Tuckerman, Ark., daughter of the late James Atlas and Leona Morton Crabtree, she was a homemaker, a member of the First Baptist Church in Tallapoosa, Mo., and a member of the Parma Eastern Star...
Juanita Smith (10/16/07)
Juanita P. Smith, 94, died Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007, at the Caruthersville Nursing Center in Caruthersville, Mo. Born April 20, 1913, in Vicksburg, Miss., daughter of the late Charles and Lula Preston, she was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and active in the PEO...
Audra Sowell (10/16/07)
Audra Alice Sowell, 95, of Kennett, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2007, at Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. Born Aug. 14, 1912, in Caruth, Mo., daughter of the late J.E. and Vivian Porterfield Pitts, she was a member of the Friendship Baptist church. On March 14, 1931, she married Virgil Crafford, who preceded her in death on Jan. ...
Burgie E. Carmack (10/14/07)
Burgie E. Carmack, 96, of Heber Springs, Mo., formerly of Cardwell, Mo., died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2007, at Southridge Village Nursing and Rehab. Born Oct. 8, 1911, in Faulkner County, Ark., daughter of the late Jess and Margie Lemmons Black, she was a homemaker and a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints...
Faye Alexander (10/12/07)
Faye Cook Alexander, 86, of Braggadocio, Mo., died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born Jan. 25, 1921, in Chickhalak, Ark., daughter of the late Odie and Ruby Dacus Scott, she was a 1937 graduate of Braggadocio High School and was employed by Boeing Aircraft, working on B-29 Bombers during WWII and was later employed by Crews Reynolds Farms. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Cooter, Mo...
Latisha Brown (10/11/07)
Latisha Marie Brown, 25, of Junction City, Kan., formerly of Kennett, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2007, at St. Francis Hospital in Wichita, Kan. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the Community Temple Church of God in Christ in Kennett...
Katherine Booker (10/10/07)
Katherine Juanita Booker, 58, of Kennett, died Friday, Oct. 5, 2007, south of Kennett. Born Oct. 5, 1949, in Kennett, daughter of the late Frank and Ruby Caldwell Nelson, she was an in home care worker, a homemaker and a member of the Third Street Baptist Church in Kennett...
Margaret Dismore (10/10/07)
Mary Margaret Dismore, 77, of Gideon, Mo., died Monday, Oct. 8, 2007, at the Gideon Care Center. Born Nov. 8, 1929, in Savannah, Tenn., daughter of the late Charlie Brown and Mae Belle McMahon Spencer, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Gideon...
Frances Chailland (10/09/07)
Frances Elizabeth Ross Chailland, 88, of Kennett, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 8, 2007, at National Healthcare in Kennett. Born April 12, 1919, at Caruth, Mo,. daughter of the late Ottie Rayburn and Flora Elizabeth Stafford Ross, she was a 1936 graduate of Hornersville High School and a member of the Caruth Methodist Church,...
Margaret Dismore (10/09/07)
Margaret Dismore, 77, of Gideon, Mo., died Monday, Oct. 8, 2007, at the Gideon Care Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Gideon.
Larry Warren (10/09/07)
Larry Warren, 60, of Kennett, died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Kennett and the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Survivors include one son, Bryan Warren, of Springfield, Mo.; one daughter, Heather Warren, of Kennett; two brothers, Don and Wilton Warren, both of Lepanto, Ark.; one sister, Bonnie Warren, of Lepanto; one grandchild, Jaxson Warren and numerous nieces and nephews...
Ethel Davis (10/05/07)
Ethel Louise Davis, 62, of Kennett, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2007, at her residence. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 6, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 7, in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett...
Helen Peterson (10/05/07)
Helen Marie Peterson, 84, of Campbell, Mo., died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2007, at the General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell. Born March 30, 1923, in Campbell, daughter of the late Charles and Flora Emery Goldsmith, she was a graduate of Campbell High School, a homemaker and she attended the Calvary Baptist Church in Campbell...
Sister Mary David Thomas (10/04/07)
Sister Mary David Thomas, 97, of Kentucky, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Wednesday, Oct. 3, at Mount Saint Joseph. She was born in St. Louis, Mo. and grew up in Marion County, Ky. She was a teacher at St. Teresa School in Glennonville, Mo. from 1954-1955 and served in pastoral ministry in Van Buren, Mo. from 1979-1981. She was an educator and taught in many schools in Kentucky from 1983 until her retirement in 1987, and she also ministered in health care at Mount Saint Joseph...
Nicholas Gamble (10/03/07)
Nicholas Gamble, 28, of LaPlace, La., died Sept. 20, 2007, at his residence. Born April 3, 1979, son of Gary and Victoria Gamble, he was a former member of the United States Marine Corps and was self-employed. Survivors include his parents, Gary and Victoria Gamble, of LaPlace, La.; a son, Colson Gamble, of LaPlace, La.; a sister, Heather Gamble, of Thibodeaux, La.; grandparents Gerald and Ona Gamble, of Kennett; two uncles, Kevin Gamble, of Hot Springs, Ark., and John Gamble, of Kennett...
Travis McDonald (10/03/07)
Travis Roy McDonald, 92, of Modesto, Calif., died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2007, in Sacramento, Calif. Born July 5, 1915, in Mundy, Texas, he was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served in WWII. He attended the Rock Church in Elk Grove, Calif. He married Margaret Genevieve, who preceded him in death in 1974. He later married Lois Siebold in 1975, who survives...
Helen Peterson (10/03/07)
Helen Peterson, 84, of Campbell, Mo., died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2007, at the General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 5, at the Landess Funeral Home in Campbell. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 5, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel...
Belinda Warren (10/03/07)
Belinda Ann Warren, 45, of Malden, Mo., died Monday, Oct. 1, 2007, at her residence. Born Aug. 28, 1962, in Hayti, Mo., daughter of Alfred Mowery and the late Nancy Collins Christen, she was in the dry cleaning business and was of the Baptist faith...
Billy Evans (10/02/07)
Billy Gene Evans, 69, of Campbell, Mo., died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007, at his residence. Born Nov. 4, 1937, in Wylorsville, Tenn., son of the late Eulon Carl and Eular Mae Bucie Evans, he was bus driver for the Campbell School system. On Nov. 10, 1956, in Portageville, Mo., he married Glenda Ramsey, who survives...
Earnestine Light (10/02/07)
Earnestine "Teeny" Light, 94, of Hayti, Mo., died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007, at her residence. Born Feb. 9, 1913, in Caruthersville, Mo., daughter of the late Pleasant A. and Sarah Elizabeth Hedge Lynn, she was a 1930 graduate of Caruthersville High School, and was employed by the Ford dealer in Hayti and the Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Hayti...
Joanne Rose (10/02/07)
Lifelong resident of Kennett, Joanne Tatum Farmer Rose, passed away on Friday, Sept. 28, 2007, in Kennett after a short illness. Mrs. Rose was born in Kennett Oct. 4, 1920. Her parents were Esther Walker and Bernie Harris Tatum, both of whom predeceased her...